Tag Archives: Ari PenSmith

Arlissa signs new record deal with Def Jam Recordings

15 Jul

American-German singer/songwriter Arlissa has signed a new record deal with Def Jam Recordings, which is also home to artists including Justin Bieber, Teyana Taylor, Kanye West, Jhene Aiko, Big Sean, and Alessia Cara.

Arlissa’s current promotional single “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” – which was remixed by Jonas Blue and co-written by fellow recording artist Senai Tedros – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

For her upcoming project, Arlissa has reportedly teamed up with Lostboy, Pip Kembo, Martin Sjolie, Patrick Patrikious, Anita Blay, Jonny Hockings, Martin Terefe, Bastian Langebaek, Malay, Ari PenSmith, Shea Taylor, and Fred Ball.

Arlissa also co-wrote “Just Us” for Kara Marni alongside Jonathan Clare and James Tadgell of UK songwriting/production duo All About She. The track is slotted for inclusion on Marni’s next project under Access Records.

Watch the music video for “Hearts Ain’t Gonna Lie” below.

Sinead Harnett premieres “Body” music video

12 Jul

Sinead Harnett has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The Johnny Mourgue-directed clip for “Body” was posted to the British singer/songwriter’s Vevo channel on Thursday (July 12, 2018).

Co-written and produced by regular collaborator Daniel “Grades” Traynor; “Body” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Harnett’s next project reportedly yields further alliances with Maths Time Joy, J Mills, Alan Sampson, Marlon Roudette, Hue Strother, Ari PenSmith, P2J, Michael Angelo, Rodney Jerkins, Autumn Rowe, and Stint.

Watch the music video for “Body” below.

June’s Diary release debut mini-album “All of Us”

8 Jul

American female group June’s Diary – composed of Kristal Lyndriette Smith, Ashly Williams, Brienna DeVlugt, Gabrielle “Gabby” Carreiro and Shyann Roberts – have released their debut mini-album online.

“All of Us” – featuring six songs in the shape of “Good Time,” “Take Me,” “Have You Ever,” “His Phone,” “All of Us” and “Hurt People” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The highly-anticipated project also boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Harmony “H-Money” Samuels, Richard “P2J” Isong, Ari PenSmith, J. Warner, and Alastair “AoD” O’Donnell.

Stream “All of Us” below.

Lily Allen releases fourth studio collection “No Shame”

9 Jun

Lily Allen has released her fourth studio collection online.

“No Shame” – featuring singles “Trigger Bang” and “Higher” – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming platforms.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Sheezus” delivers songwriting contributions from Tim Rice-Oxley, Jenna Andrews, Sam Duckworth, Eliza Caird, Tim Deal, Liana Banks, and Ari PenSmith.

On the production front, Allen has teamed up with Mark Ronson, BloodPop, Ezra Koening, Starsmith, Cass Lowe, Fryars, Emre Ramazanoglu, P2J, Seb Chew, Dre Skull, Jack Nichols-Marcy, and Show N Prove.

Stream “No Shame” below.

Mullally drafts Mojam Music for new collaboration

2 May

British singer/songwriter Connor Mullally-Knight, known mononymously as Mullally, has enlisted Mojam Music for a new collaboration.

Composed of Mustafa Omer and James Murray, the songwriting and production duo are responsible for Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Plan B’s “In the Name of Man,” Sinead Harnett’s “Do it Anyway,” Conor Maynard’s “Talking About,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” and James Arthur’s “Get Down.”

Mojam have also contributed to the next projects by WENS, Tori Kelly, Ben Platt, Kah-Lo, Rozzi Crane, Nstasia, Ella Henderson, Kranium, Bobii Lewis, Elderbrook, Christian Leave, Bugzy Malone, Mack Wilds, and L Devine.

Meanwhile, Mullally’s upcoming project – featuring further contributions from Jason Evigan, Courage, Jay Mooncie, Phil Cook, Danny Parker, Ed Thomas, Utters, Cook Classics, H-Money, Rodney Jerkins, Grades, Jordan Riley, and Robopop – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Atlantic Records UK.

His current single “Sweet Coffee” – which was co-written by Grace Barker and produced by Ari PenSmith and P2J – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the audio clip for “Sweet Coffee” below.

Sinead Harnett reunites with Grades for new single “Body”

6 Apr

British singer/songwriter Sinead Harnett has delivered her new single online.

“Body” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was produced by Grades, who previously teamed up with Harnett on “If You Let Me,” “Still Miss You” and the Louis Mattrs-assisted “Ally.”

Born Daniel Traynor, the UK record producer’s resume boasts additional works with Ady Suleiman (“Longing for Your Love”), Tinie Tempah (“Text from Your Ex”), Fantasia (“Wait for You”), M.O (“Bad Vibe”), Khalid (“Winter”), H.E.R. (“Lights On”), Tove Lo (“Lies in the Dark”) and Maad (“New Religion”).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Harnett’s upcoming project – featuring alliances with Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, P2J, Marlon Roudette, Ari PenSmith, Michael Angelo, Ladun Thompson, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Stint, Hue Strother, and Monro – is scheduled to arrive later this year via Rinse FM.

Fans of Grades’ works should also keep an eye on the next releases by Mali-Koa, Alina Baraz, Birdy, Dua Lipa, Mullally, Ella Mai, Jess Glynne, Kwabs, L Devine, Mahalia, Natalie La Rose, Raleigh Ritchie, Tom Tripp, and Starley.

Stream the audio clip for “Body” below.

Sinead Harnett confirms new promotional single details

3 Apr

Sinead Harnett has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Body” as her next promotional cut and will release it on April 6 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Harnett’s upcoming project – featuring alliances with Rodney Jerkins, P2J, Marlon Roudette, Ari PenSmith, Michael Angelo, Ladun Thompson, Autumn Rowe, Maths Time Joy, Stint, Hue Strother, and Monro – is scheduled to arrive later this year.

On the songwriting front, Harnett has contributed to Little Mix’s forthcoming fifth album under Syco Music (UK) and Columbia Records (US).

Watch the music video for “Do It Anyway” below.